Quantcast

UMG'S POST-BRITS SHINDIG: HOLD BACK THE RIVER, PASS THE GIN

Universal Music U.K. chieftain David Joseph joins manager Scooter Braun, EMI Virgin topper Ted Cockle and Def Jam chief Steve Bartels in hailing BRITs International Male winner Justin Bieber. Later, they all swore to follow the wisdom of Justin's song and love themselves.

While celebrating James Bay's win and triumphant performance during the BRITs afterparty, Republic's Monte Lipman and Charlie Walk learn that EMI Virgin ruler Ted Cockle's suit was not made by John Varvatos, but by some dude named Saville Row.

After her performance, Joseph answers superstar Rihanna's queries about his daily commute to work work work work work.

James Bay gets his ethos on with Team Republic and manager Ryan Lofthouse, all of whom clamored for hats of their own. Seen just before filling a nearby pond with 18-year-old single malt are (l-r) SVP A&R Wendy Goldstein, EVP A&R Rob Stevenson, prexy/COO Avery Lipman, SVP A&R Ben Adelson, Bay, chieftain Monte Lipman and Closer Artists' Lofthouse.


Def Jam
head Steve Bartels and Roc Nation's Jay Brown agree that the party had an excellent rollout. 

Fiction/Caroline MD Jim Chancellor enjoys a cocktail with Eagles of Death Metal frontman Jesse Hughes, who typically prefers a club soda and few pages of Boswell's Life of Johnson before bedtime but decided to have a wee drink just this once.

NEAR TRUTHS:
THE AGENCY SAGA
What do you want from live? (6/11a)
REVENUE CHART: OLIVIA’S ARMY
Looks like she's got staying power. (6/11a)
SIGNS OF HITS LIST
We're reading the tea leaves. (6/11a)
WATCH THE FIRST OFFICIAL VIDEO FOR "FEELING GOOD"
The Black Music Month celebration continues with a classic from a legend, (6/10a)
MUSIC’S HOTTEST FIRMS: HERTZ LICHTENSTEIN YOUNG & POLK LLP
Is there a lawyer in the house? (6/11a)
RHYTHM, BLUES AND THE FUTURE
The musical tapestry we know as R&B.
WHO'S NEXT?
Predicting the next big catalog deal.
JUST THE VAX, MA'AM
Once we all get vaccinated, how long before we can party?
WORLDWIDE GROOVE
How is globalization bringing far-flung territories into the musical mainstream?
 Email

 First Name

 Last Name

 Company

 Country
CAPTCHA code
Captcha: (type the characters above)